University Affiliations

Curtin - Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)

Curtin's AIME program links Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to mentors studying at university. A range of activities, excursions and school based events highlight cultural celebration and support indigenous students to aspire to tertiary education and develop leadership skills.

Edith Cowan University - ECU Mates

This innovative program commenced in 2013 and provides guidance, friendship and educational support to middle school students by ECU students who are their 'mates'.

ECU 'Mates' head out into partnership schools following the completion of an intensive training program. Each fortnight the ECU mates meet with their groups of students. They work on building their student's self-confidence, helping deal with school life, advising on studying techniques and encouraging them to explore a future university education.

Edith Cowan University - ECU YourTutor

YourTutor is a national online tutoring service that gives students access to qualified tutors for individual help with homework, assignments, exam preparations and study questions. This service is available at no cost thanks to a partnership between Edith Cowan University and Tutoring Australia. ECU are keen to do all they can to help students reach their full potential.

Edith Cowan University - ECU Follow The Dream

Follow the Dream is an aspirational program designed to help Aboriginal students to reach their career potential by graduating from high school and achieving university entrance. The program is currently being delivered to more than 600 students in 10 metropolitan and 15 regional centres in Western Australia.

It is not an alternative to school, nor is it a school-based retention and participation program. Participants attend school as normal. The program is complementary to existing educational activities for Aboriginal students and provides inspiration and support to achieve academic goals.

UWA - Motivational Interviewing (Behaviour Management Strategies) and Friendly Schools +

The college is one of 24 Western Australian schools in partnership with UWA and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research to develop innovative strategies enhancing positive behavior and wellbeing. Key staff participate in research and development to foster positive choices by individual students and a school-wide culture of respect, friendship and courtesy.